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Sutton Bridge Storage Day

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Thursday, 29 November, 2012 - 10:00 to 16:00
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Location :
Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research, East Bank, Sutton Bridge, Spalding PE12 9YD


• Free disease and defect clinic • Seminars • Workshops • Trade stands • Displays • Networking opportunities • Demonstrations •

  • A unique event for growers and agronomists to benefit from the latest research and advice
  • Experts will discuss key storage challenges facing agriculture and provide guidance on how to get the best from your store.             
  • The event will also feature an evening reception with speakers on Wednesday 28 November.

Free disease and defect clinic

  • Experts will be on hand at the Sutton Bridge Storage Day on the 29th Nov 2012 to provide advice on tuber disease or defect problems. This free service is open to all on the day - samples welcome!

Seminars & Speakers


(repeated morning and afternoon)

  • Meeting CIPC stewardship requirements for farm assurance - David Hudson, Technical Editor, RTFA potato protocol
  • Development opportunities for field vegetables - Emma Garrod, Research Agronomist, Produce World
  • Making changes with real impact on storage efficiency - Adrian Cunnington, Head of Sutton Bridge CSR, AHDB Potatoes

Expert panel Q&A sessions

  • Processing sector run in association with the Potato Processors’ Association (am)
  • Fresh sector in association with the Fresh Potato Suppliers’ Association (pm)

Questions can be submitted prior to the session: please email

Workshops, displays and demonstrations on areas of SBCSR research including CIPC optimisation, Blackheart, Machine Vision, Thermal Imaging, Alternative Sprout Suppressants and a Pathology Clinic

BASIS Knowledge Trail  Points available for attendance of seminars and demonstrations

Indoor and Outdoor Trade Stands available

Sponsorship opportunities for up to three sponsors (includes pre-event evening reception, 3m indoor stand, major signage, programme feature and coverage in media editorial)

Download Exhibitor Propectus for more details.

Register Online for the event.

For event details contact Miya Kotecha
Call 0247 647 8782 or email

For sponsorship opportunities contact Ajay Jina
Call 01406 359415 or email